This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, a multi-institute team of scientists describes the use of reverse genetics to determine the phenotypes of loss-of-function mutations, setting the stage for a "human knockout project" to understand the phenotypic consequences of complete disruption of genes. The researchers sequenced the gene-coding regions of more than 10,000 Pakistani individuals, identifying nearly 50,000 mutations predicted to cause loss of function in 1,317 genes.

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Researchers in the UK and Australia uncover genetic links between BMI and depression, the Guardian reports.

The Verge details the account of an academic who alleges her university retaliated against her after she complained of sexual harassment by her supervisor.

The New York Times writes that natural history museums are helping round out genetic studies with older specimens.

In PNAS this week: artemisinin resistance mutations in malaria parasites, ant-plant interactions over time, and more.